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Hydrogen getting funds, but oh so tiny, as industrials wait to scale

If hydrogen is going to become part of the fight against climate change, some pretty urgent steps need to be taken, initially to prove the case for hydrogen in home heating, transport and flight, but also to prove its economics at scale. While the amount of cash is tiny at €11 million, the European Commission, under its Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH-JU) partnership with industry, has agreed to fund a consortium to create a 20 MW electrolyzer and demonstrate the circular nature of a hydrogen economy, to be owned and operated by Nouryon and Gasunie, to produce hydrogen from water. More cash has been added through €5 million in subsidies from Waddenfonds, a fund which invests in projects…

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